US Election

Channel 4 to broadcast upcoming presidential debates

Left: Trump giving a speech at the Trump SOHO Hotel in New York in June. Right: Clinton giving a speech in Atlantic City Credit in July: REX/Shutterstock

The channel's live coverage of the debate, held on September 26th, reached a consolidated audience of just under 200,000 viewers.

Channel 4 Current Affairs Commissioning Editor, George Waldrum said: "This has been a US election like no other with phenomenal public interest. Everyone wants to know if Trump can really pull off a shock victory. We're excited to bring what could be a pivotal moment in both Clinton and Trump's bid to be the next President, to a UK audience. It's unmissable."